Published: July 05, 2021
WASHINGTON - Thousands of Americans gathered in the nations capital Sunday, welcomed beneath a bright blue sky by a city eager to host an Independence Day that resembled some version of a normal one.
Published: May 14, 2021
WASHINGTON - Americans who are fully vaccinated can go without masks or physical distancing in most cases, even when they are indoors or in large groups, federal officials said Thursday, paving the way for a full reopening of society.
Published: May 01, 2021
WASHINGTON - Shivering in freezing temperatures, about 50 U.S. soldiers braced for the worst. Hundreds of Chinese soldiers were about to launch a series of bloody attacks on the hill the Americans had just taken under fire, and no reinforcements were within a mile.
Published: January 10, 2021
Political observers who take more than a passing interest in American politics typically do so for the purpose of knowing how US democratic institutions function to get the nation through its most difficult political crises. This is especially so for us in the Philippines, a former American colony whose institutions were consciously modeled after those of the United States.
Published: December 08, 2020
WASHINGTON - Millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic have fallen thousands of dollars behind on rent and utility bills, a warning sign that people are running out of money for basic needs.
Published: November 04, 2020
Vanessa Council needed something to take her mind off the unbearable wait for election results, and she decided it would be the chickens that live inside her phone. The morning of the election, the 28-year-old graphic designer from Northampton County, N.C., downloaded a game called Egg, Inc., which allows users to immerse themselves in the life of a chicken farmer.
Published: August 15, 2020
Retail sales grew a disappointing 1.2 percent in July, following two months of sharp gains, raising worries about a renewed wave of economic pain as enhanced unemployment benefits expire for millions of Americans.
Published: August 07, 2020
WASHINGTON - The number of newly filed unemployed insurance claims dropped last week after two straight weeks of rising, but it remains well above historic pre-pandemic levels, according to Labor Department data.